Violet Ruby Myrtle Askey

New Town, Tasmania, Australia

The Life of Violet Ruby Myrtle

When Violet Ruby Myrtle Askey was born on 28 July 1886, in New Town, Tasmania, Australia, her father, Henry Askey, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Johnson, was 28. She married Arthur William George Collins on 11 May 1917, in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She lived in Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia in 1886. She died in Tasmania, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Violet Ruby Myrtle Askey
Arthur William George Collins
Marriage: 11 May 1917

Spouse & Children

11 May 1917
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Askey


  • Elizabeth Ann Johnson




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 15

First Federal election.

Age 32

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Name Meaning

Northern English:1. from an early Middle English personal name of Scandinavian origin, related to Old Danish Aski, a derivative of askr ‘ash tree’. 2. variant of Askew .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Violet Ruby Myrtle Askey, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"
  • Violet Reube Myrtle Askey, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"
  • Violet Reube Myrtle Askey, "World Miscellaneous Births and Baptisms, 1534-1983"

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